Culinary Arts

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Culinary Arts
Associate of Science
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.Required cooking courses cannot be completed online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:

  • Establish and maintain safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Prepare standardized recipes using a variety of cooking techniques which meet industry quality standards.
  • Prepare a variety of international recipes utilizing the correct techniques, ingredients and equipment which meet industry quality standards.
  • Describe and perform tasks related to common business practices in the culinary industry, including inventory, menu planning, cost control, and food purchasing.
  • Describe the principles of food and beverage management.
  • Define and articulate the core values of the culinary professional.

Program Courses


RS092 College Success
CUL1105 Concepts & Theories of Culinary Techniques
CUL1108 Fundamentals of Classical Techniques
CUL1116 American Regional Cuisine
CUL1124 Management, Supervision & Career Development
CUL1126 Introduction to Pastry Techniques & Artistry
CUL1143 World Cuisine
CUL1145 Management by Menu
CUL1146 Garde Manger
CUL1200 Sustainable Purchasing & Controlling Costs
CUL2214 Asian Cuisine
CUL2216 Classical European Cuisines
CUL2225 Latin Cuisine
CUL2227 Food & Beverage Operations Management
CUL2301 À La Carte
CUL2303 Capstone
CUL2304 Art Culinaire


HU110 College English
HU111 Effective Speaking
HU130 Visual Language & Culture
MS135 Nutrition Science
Mathematics Requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement


Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of California—Hollywood(a campus of Argosy University) reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.